What is a Marine Mammal?

Jacqueline Langille, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790051

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Description

Whales, manatees, seals, dolphins, and sea otters are just some of the many mammals that have evolved over time in order to survive in the water. From Arctic waters to tropical seas, vivid photographs and surprising facts about these salt water mammals reveal how these air breathing creatures have adapted to the water, their underwater senses, what they eat and how they raise their young, what cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea otters, sirenians, and polar bears are, marine zoos, and the dangers of pollution, commercial fishing, and poachers.

Reading Level
Lexile
675L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
5.7
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Marine Life Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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